The Lee Family

Richard David “Dick” Lee, Sr. was born November 23, 1877 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas to Brooks William Lee and Nancy Lenora “Jennie” Millican Lee. He married Sarah Viola Forrester in Scurry County, Texas on January 24, 1900. Dick came to the New Mexico Territory with his parents in 1886 from Texas when he was … Continue reading The Lee Family

Open Range Cowboy Association

"To Preserve the Spirit of the Old West as a Spirit That Should Never Be Forgotten" This interesting Lea County group dates back to 1940. After a few years of meeting informally, it was organized as part of a national group of the same name. Its original charter members included Henry S. Record, Will Gray, … Continue reading Open Range Cowboy Association

William Standifer Williams and Minnie Alice Anderson Williams

William Standifer Williams was born in the early 1860s in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Samuel Lowry Williams (1807-1898) and Katuriah Taylor Williams (1825-1893), a farming family. His father was one of the earliest Anglo residents of that area and is known as the Father of Chattanooga. William was one of the youngest of some thirteen siblings … Continue reading William Standifer Williams and Minnie Alice Anderson Williams